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Archive - 2013

July 2nd

Veterans Affairs clinic requested for Elk Co.

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY - With the majority of Elk County's 3,000 military veterans currently traveling up to two hours for hospitalization - and an hour for a checkup - through US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), a local advocacy group is working to bring a clinic here that would cater to the county's servicemen and women.

Benzinger Park offering a variety of summer programs

July 2, 2013

The recent rainy weather may be hindering some summer activities, but Benzinger Park still has a number of events scheduled for the remainder of the summer. According to Park Director John Schneider, park staff divide their annual program offerings into three different components: camps, leagues, and special programs.

Painkiller, drug ring defendant sentenced Monday

July 2, 2013

RIDGWAY – A Kersey man was sentenced in Elk County Court Monday for his involvement in a prescription pill drug ring that covered Elk, Jefferson and Clearfield counties.

July 1st

St. Marys Little League softball senior all stars win D10 tournament

July 2, 2013

The St. Marys Little League softball all stars won the District 10 tournament Monday evening with a 12-2 five inning victory over DuBois at Benzinger Park.

Angeline Marie (Zuccolotto) Gradizzi

July 1, 2013

Angeline Marie (Zuccolotto) Gradizzi, 95, of Kylers Corner Rd., Kersey, entered into eternal life early Sunday morning, June 30, 2013.
She was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Coal Hollow, daughter of the late Guido and Catherine Baruffalo Zuccolotto. On Dec. 23, 1939, at Holy Cross, Brandy Camp she married Rudolph (Dolpho) Gradizzi who predeceased her Dec. 30, 1982.
She had one son, Jerome Gradizzi, who predeceased her in December 1992.

Mary Lou Fleming

July 1, 2013

Mary Lou Fleming, age 92, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home, formerly of Ridgway, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

Mary M. Amacher

July 1, 2013

Mary M. Amacher, 77, of Lancaster, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in St. Marys, she was the daughter of the late Leander A. and Alice Sorge Haberberger.
Her husband LaRue F. Amacher died in 1984.
A devoted mom, Mary was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Lancaster. She cherished the times spent with her family

Council reviews land development requests

July 1, 2013

Two land development applications were tabled by St. Marys City Council on Monday evening until the next council meeting taking place on Monday, July 15. Among the two applications filed was one from the St. Marys and Benzinger Township Historical Society, located at 99 Erie Ave. The organization proposes to construct a 3,648 sq. foot museum and historical society. Stormwater management is not required by City ordinance and the development complies with the zoning regulations.

Independence Day celebration to be more than just fireworks

July 1, 2013

The upcoming St. Marys Independence Day Fireworks Display, taking place Wednesday, July 3, will feature an array of activities for young and old alike. The new location of the event at the St. Marys Municipal Airport has allowed for expanded space to host various attractions.
Gates will open at 6 p.m. with activities beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the fireworks display being lit at dusk.

Victim speaks to trauma of burglary in sentencing of intruder

July 1, 2013

RIDGWAY – In March, Timothy Brian Pesce, of Kersey, was convicted by an Elk County jury of charges stemming from a Dec. 19, 2010 incident in which a Fox Township homeowner walked in on Pesce in the act of burglarizing her home.

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